Tall Bearded Iris (Iris 'Bengal Tiger') in the Irises Database

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Data specific to Irises (Edit)
Hybridizer: William Maryott
Year Of Registration: 1980
Year Of Introduction (May Differ From Registry): 1981
Seedling Number: DR219A
Classification: Tall Bearded (TB)
Registered Height: 37 inches (94 cm)
Bloom Season: Early
Early Mid
Mid
Bloom Color Classification: Wine
Yellow
Bloom Color Description: Clean bright yellow standards; bright yellow falls, prominent maroon stripes full length of petal, 1/8" yellow band
Beard Color: Yellow
Awards: Honorable Mention: 1983

General Plant Information (Edit)
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Rhizome
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Parentage: Summer Sunshine X White Lightning
Child plants: 10 child plants

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Location: So califDate: 2018-10-21
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Location: So califDate: 2018-10-21
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Location: So califDate: 2018-10-21
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Location: north central TexasDate: 2004-04-18
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2018-04-181st time to see this one bloom in my gardens!
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2018-04-19
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Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardensDate: 2019-04-16A bonus, not really a color favorite for me. BUT this one's a gre
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Date: 2015-03-11Photo courtesy of Bluebird Haven Iris Garden
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Date: 2017-09-25
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What Historics are you growing/best growers? by UndyingLight Apr 23, 2019 10:59 PM 111
Blooms 2019 by cliftoncat Jun 16, 2019 3:52 PM 1,891
Blooming iris by shalyn Nov 11, 2018 10:08 PM 13
2018 ........i got a box!!!😁😍 by shizen Mar 15, 2019 3:12 PM 1,448
Blooms 2018 by cliftoncat Jan 2, 2019 4:17 PM 2,872
I'm REALLY looking forward to this one!... by janwax Nov 21, 2018 10:00 PM 1,064
California Bloom Season 2017 by AndreaD Jul 11, 2017 2:15 PM 97
Bloom Season 2017 by shizen Mar 29, 2018 1:09 PM 3,789
Irises with lines and stripes by tveguy3 Jan 2, 2018 1:37 PM 895
Honoring the ones we have! by Lestv Feb 1, 2016 4:06 PM 2,056
The Top 10 in Your Garden 2015 by janwax Aug 1, 2015 9:59 AM 106
Blooming in Kentucky - 2015 by Muddymitts May 29, 2016 3:59 AM 367
Show us your Colors -- Part 3 by Muddymitts Feb 18, 2015 10:01 PM 700
Show us your Colors................... by Muddymitts Feb 14, 2015 8:21 AM 1,821
Iris by the alphabet by Muddymitts Jan 18, 2015 9:01 AM 313
Mary Ann's Irises by Muddymitts Aug 11, 2014 11:17 AM 728
Orange and yellow seem like nice colors for irises by tveguy3 Apr 23, 2014 11:16 AM 321
Those Interesting edges! by tveguy3 Jan 21, 2014 1:36 AM 52
Show Us your iris with Veins and Stripes by tveguy3 Jan 11, 2014 10:12 AM 57
Favorite yellows by tveguy3 Jan 12, 2014 9:25 AM 84

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